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Welcome to Lion’s Roar Dharma Center

Buddhist teachings at Lion’s Roar are especially designed for people with daily work, school and family commitments. As 21st Century Buddhists we promote and share basic human values and work through challenges and relationships openly. We live the concepts of compassion, tolerance, self-discipline and interdependence in order to achieve happiness and overcome suffering. We want to help people make the Lion Roar. We believe it is possible through practice and realization, no matter what one’s life circumstances. We aim to create an open and just society for everyone.

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First Steps

If you’re new to meditation or to Lion’s Roar, you can get started here for basic information and instruction.

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Our monthly newsletter shares what’s going on in our community, offers insight into Buddhist events and includes inspiring teachings from Lama Jinpa.

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Upcoming Events

Please join us for the events listed below.  Our members are there to welcome you, answer questions and provide encouragement.



Blessing Shine Ling (Meditation Place)

On May 18, 2014 Lion’s Roar teachers, Lama Yeshe Jinpa and Geshe Damchoe, along with many members of Lion’s Roar... Read More →

Shamatha, Non-judgmental Awareness, Wisdom

At the last Nyinthun meditation I recommended some reading list books. The point of the books is to bring some... Read More →

Wake Up!! You are sleepwalking!

What the Lion’s Roar practitioner wants is to wake up, to awaken to the truth of things as they really... Read More →

This Week at Lion’s Roar

August 3, 2014 - August 9, 2014

Mindful Recovery

August 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
At Sacramento Friends Meeting Room

Geshe Damchoe: Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life

August 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
At Sacramento Friends Meeting Room

Walking Meditation

August 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
At Clunie Library (McKinley Park)

August 10, 2014 - August 16, 2014

Mindful Recovery

August 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
At Sacramento Friends Meeting Room

Buddhism from the Ground Up

August 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
At Sacramento Friends Meeting Room

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